Plan Your Visit

Welcome to the Tule Lake National Monument!

Whether you have half an hour or half a day, plan on stopping by the visitor center and various points of interest. If time permits, you could take one of the ranger guided tours between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Pre-trip planning is important. Most of the basic information you will need is available on this website. Below are a few quick-links to some of the more often sought out information.

Man holding a map

Not sure how to get here? Visit the directions page to find out.

Visitor Center NPS Photo
Operating Hours & Seasons

When is the visitor center open?

Tule Lake Relocation Center, Newell, California. May Miyamoto, evacuee clerk and Hyrum L. Clark, pro
Fees & Passes

Are there entrance fees?

Ranger giving a tour. NPS Photo Danny Ortiz

What upcoming events and ranger guided tours can I attend?

Tule Lake National Monument App
Tule Lake National Monument App

How can I have more info in my pocket?

Jail with Castle Rock in the background
Places To Go

What places should be seen?

People fishing off of a bridge
Things To Do

What is there to do?

People eating at picnic tables
Eating & Sleeping

Where is there to Eat and Sleep?

Handicap parking sign on a fence

How can I plan around my accessibility needs?

Helpful Information

Want to learn a little context about the monument before your visit?

Keep Out sign with the jail behind the fence
Alerts & Conditions

Are there any active alerts?

An ambulance entering the camp

How can I stay safe in the monument?

Last updated: July 20, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 1240
Tulelake, CA 96134


(530) 664 4015
or call (530) 667 8113 for the Lava Beds National Monument Visitor Center between October to May.

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